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Reset your Xbox 360 video settings

The Xbox can get "Hung Up" and loose Video & It can end up trying to output the wrong signal. So you can't see anything or get a flickering screen. Fortunately, there's a fairly simple fix if this happens. Remove any discs from the tray, and turn the thing off. Then, turn it on using a gamepad. As it boots, hold down the "Y" button, then hit and hold the right trigger. The video settings will reset to default.

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I have my cable box and Xbox hooked up in the HD ports in the back of my receiver. Than I ran my monitor out to my projector with HD cables. Now when I watch tv or Xbox the receiver clicks and a lot and green lines show up on my screen. And sometime I just loose video completely. Please help this is driving me nuts!!


This is a common problem with video processing done in modern A/V receivers known as "video dropout" coined by our home theater enthusiast community.
It is caused by a mismatch in video signal processing; you have more than one device between the digital input to output data stream that is designed to decode a video signal, and they are both performing the same thing simultaneously to the video but not at EXACTLY the same time nor exactly the same way so they are out of phase and not completely compatible. A simplification of the problem is that your video is being over processed. The simple solution is remove the processing being done by the receiver by either, if possible, disabling it's video processing capability or disconnecting the video connection. I recommend to connect your cable box and Xbox directly to the projector. If the projector does not have enough inputs to connect both then I recommend an external video switcher.

Dec 26, 2011 | Denon AVR-1705 Receiver

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No picture, sound works. Screen flickering


It sounds like the video output isn't
working its most likely a component
failure 1 thing you could try is connecting
a rca cables from video/audio out on the set to
another set vid/audio inputs to see if it the video gets
through.This is a problem that requires technical
knowledge and test equipment to trace the video
signeal

Nov 22, 2007 | Toshiba 50HP66 50 in. Plasma Television

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Trying to load windows xp. Screen says, no signal


"No signal" means the cord from the computers video output to the Screen input is not connected or loose. If it is hooked up proper and you are still getting the "No signal" Msg. then the Video card output is bad.

Oct 12, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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my daughter was playing my husbands x box when an update came on the screen and she hit cancel, now the xbox says its not connected to a pc, we have tried to reconect it to the pc but it wont work


try this. Remember this one . the Xbox, can end up trying to output the wrong signal, so you can't see anything or get a flickering screen. Fortunately, there's a fairly simple fix if this happens. Remove any discs from the tray and turn the thing off. Then turn it on using a gamepad. As it boots, hold down the Y button, then hit and hold the right trigger. The video settings will reset to default.

Feb 12, 2010 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Elite Console - Black

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no video output


get a screw driver un do ur hard drive and slice the **** out of it

Sep 01, 2008 | Microsoft Xbox 360 Console

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